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It's been fun watching this get around all day.  Bailout = scam in terms people understand.  Love it.
by paving on Tue Sep 23rd, 2008 at 07:24:24 PM EST
As soon as this hit my in-box, coming from a friend in Seattle to the American southeast (about the time Redstar was receiving his missive from wherever), I realized that the Bush-Cheney-Paulsen holdup was going to be dead meat.

They've become a joke, a punchline, a laughing stock.

And I think they overplayed their hand--put out their ransom demands over a weekend when the markets were quiet, but people had a chance to read about it, and to think. And they got mad!

It's not a done deal yet, but I'm increasingly optimistic that perhaps people are waking up just a little bit from the fear-induced stupor of the last several years.

by Mnemosyne on Wed Sep 24th, 2008 at 10:04:46 PM EST
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